40th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival hosted by Comedian George Lopez

Celebrating its 40th year, the LA Phil presents the Annual Playboy Jazz Festival June 9 and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. George Lopez will serve as the event's Master of Ceremonies. For tickets and lines up visit: https://www.hollywoodbowl.com/events/festivals/23/

Winners for the World Kidney Day Giveaway 2018

Thank you to everyone that entered the George Lopez Foundation World Kidney Day Giveaway and most importantly for helping us raise awareness about Kidney Disease!  Here are the winners:

STEVE R.

Steve Robles is a 49-year-old man with a terminal illness: end-stage renal failure. In order to stay alive while waiting for a new kidney, Steve endures dialysis sessions 4 times a week. 

MARGARITA AND ZAYDA F.

Mother and daughter team have bonded over Zayda dealing with Kidney Disease and they wear green for those battling kidney disease.

CHINEL K.

At 3 years old, Chinel had a kidney transplant, now at 27 she goes into dialysis multiple times a week for several hours all while maintaining a beautiful sports and positive attitude.

SUE AND DANNY BOY M.

Suelen Medrano's husband Daniel (Danny Boy) Medrano has been fighting Kidney Disease after treating his foot infection where the antibiotics he was taking led to kidney failure. He is currently is on the waiting list and waiting for a kidney transplant.

It's World Kidney Day & International Women’s Day!

 Did you know Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem and is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women, with close to 600,000 women dying each year according to the World Kidney Day Organization?

Did you know Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem and is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women, with close to 600,000 women dying each year according to the World Kidney Day Organization?

Your kidney can fail due to build up of waste in the body, damage to the kidneys, anemia as well as build up of fluid in the body. Symptoms can include anything from nausea and vomiting, blood in the urine, fatigue to swelling in the face, feet or hands. To determine if the symptoms you have are because of kidney failure, have your doctor perform these specific tests: 

  1. Urinalysis – check for protein, blood and white blood cells in the urine.
  2. Blood tests – test creatinine and BUN, waste products that healthy kidneys remove from the bloodstream.

Make a contribution today and help us raise awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy kidneys! 

Educate & Empower During National Kidney Month

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In celebration of National Kidney Month we will share daily health and kidney care information to learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for kidney disease.

If you would like to raise awareness about YOUR kidney story and how kidney disease has affected the women you love, enter our World Kidney Day Giveaway and WIN $250!

Raise awareness! Share your kidney story for a chance to WIN $250

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In celebration of National Kidney Month, four (4) lucky winners will receive $250 by sharing their kidney story video from Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. The video should be 45 seconds or less and explain how Kidney Disease has impacted the women you love. After submitting your video, there are two (2) other ways to enter. The more ways you enter, the more chances to win. 

The contest begins on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 02:00pm PST and ends Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 11:59pm PST. The four (4) winners will be selected at random and informed via email on World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day Thursday, March 8, 2018! You must be 18 years or older and no purchase is necessary to enter or win. Click here to read official rules.

Help us raise awareness about the importance of women’s health and maintaining healthy kidneys. Good luck!